Here are some of today’s top stories.
Bill Gates is back on top.
Campus standoff: Riot police are trying to carry out a clearance operation at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Student protesters have been barricaded inside for days, and are holding authorities off with Molotov cocktails and bricks. A violent week: This follows one of the most violent, dramatic weeks in the movement so far.
President Donald Trump’s visit to Walter Reed on Saturday did not follow the protocol of a routine presidential medical exam, according to a person familiar with the matter.
“I don’t want to be a flat earther,” David Weiss says, his voice weary as he reflects on his personal awakening. “Would you wake up in the morning and want everyone to think you’re an idiot?”
Soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is on the brink of yet more history as he scores again for Portugal and sends them into Euro 2020 finals.
Conservative radio host says his show was pulled because he criticized Trump. The station says that’s untrue
Conservative radio host Craig Silverman says that for three hours every Saturday, he wanted to talk about the facts of the Trump impeachment case. But as he was doing that on November 16, Silverman was abruptly taken off the air in the middle of his show.
More than 60 firefighters and three fire boats fought to contain the blaze at Universal Marine Center docks, working to prevent to fire from spreading to other yachts nearby.
Saudi Arabia believes its giant state oil monopoly Aramco is worth between $1.6 trillion and $1.7 trillion. That would make it by far the world’s most valuable company. .
Iraq intelligence agents tracked ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi for years before the break they say was critical to cornering him in a US raid last month.
On Sunday, Ford unveiled its new all-electric Mustang Mach-E crossover SUV. With its emphasis on affordability and performance, the newest member of the Mustang family appears to be a pointed attempt by Ford to take on Tesla.
President Donald Trump lashed out on Sunday against Jennifer Williams, a foreign policy aide to Vice President Mike Pence who has become the latest impeachment inquiry witness to be targeted by the president’s ire. “Tell Jennifer Williams, whoever that is, to read BOTH transcripts of the presidential calls, & see the just released ststement (sic) from Ukraine,” he tweeted.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said President Donald Trump ‘s dealings with Ukraine are “so much worse” than former President Richard Nixon’s actions in the Watergate scandal, which prompted his resignation from office. Pelosi, during an interview with CBS’s “Face the Nation” that aired Sunday, discussed the House’s ongoing impeachment inquiry that focuses on Trump’s efforts to get Ukraine to investigate political rival Joe Biden.
Ariana Grande is pressing pause on her world tour after candidly revealing to her fans that she’s “in so much pain.” The Grammy award-winning singer addressed her millions of followers in a series of posts on Saturday about ongoing health issues that have left her with no choice but to cancel an upcoming stop in Lexington, Kentucky.
NEW YORK (AP) – “Ford v Ferrari” left its competition in the rearview, racing to an estimated $31 million debut at the box office in a No. 1 finish that counted as a win for big-budget originality. James Mangold’s racing drama rode into the weekend with strong reviews and Oscar buzz for its leads, Christian Bale and Matt Damon.
The Crown is back and god save the queen. Season 3 of Netflix’s dramatization of decades of royal drama is out, and – as is the custom with many period dramas – there’s a lot in there that’s true and a lot that is somewhat less than true.
It’s not even close. Joker’s worldwide box office earnings hit a total of of $999.1 million on Thursday. So if it hasn’t happened already, it’s going to be official by the end of the weekend: Joker will become the first R-rated movie in Hollywood history with a $1 billion box office.
For once, Donald Trump finds himself mired in a conspiracy theory that’s not of his own making. It’s all thanks to a (reportedly) unscheduled trip Trump made to Walter Reed Hospital on Saturday for a medical exam. Of course, any time a president makes an unannounced trip to a hospital, it’s cause for concern.
The two-way race for which white tech man has the most unfathomable amount of money seesawed again on Friday. Jeff Bezos has led the pack for most of 2019 as the richest rich guy, with about $110 billion in the bank.
Smartphone makers have been working hard to create the perfect smartphone display: seamless, bezel-less, big, and beautiful. It’s been a bumpy road filled with annoying notches, odd hole-punch cameras, and in-display fingerprint sensors that don’t work very well. China’s Vivo, which was at the forefront of this race with its early Apex concept, never quite got it right – until now.
Apple is removing all vaping-related apps from its App Store on Friday, Axios reports. The move comes after numerous reports of lung injuries associated with e-cigarettes, which has affected thousands in the U.S. and has resulted in 42 deaths, according to CDC.